Audrey Totter’s tough as nails persona radiated through the screen. Starting as a radio actor in Chicago and New York, she became a respected film actor with a searing gaze that was perfect for the film noir popular at the time.
If you haven’t seen a Myrna Loy film, TCM has chosen some great ones to screen on August 2. In addition to The Thin Man, which is canon Loy, make sure you catch Libeled Lady (1936) and Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948).
Nothing is really new in Havana. The city will celebrate its 500th anniversary next year. During our one day in the old city, we got a glimpse into its past, and its future.
Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants-—the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too-smart-for-their-own-good, and there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Win a copy of THE BROKEN GIRLS by Simone St. James in two easy steps.
“I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.”
― P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters